Woman jailed 4 years for child theft

Mchinji First Grade Magistrate’s Court has sentenced Chrissie Vitchie Banda, 28, to four years imprisonment for stealing a four-day-old baby. Police prosecutor Humphreys Makhalira told the court that the mother of the baby Lucia Clement (21) who hails from Chimwankango Village, Senior Chief Mkanda in the district, reported to police on January 3, 2017 that she left her baby who is currently under Kangaroo mother care at Mchinji District Hospital alone and went to have breakfast when the baby was stolen.

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